Assault & Burglary

First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 7 mins ago - 3 reports

Woman robbed at gunpoint in French Quarter

A woman was robbed at gunpoint in the French Quarter early Tuesday, New Orleans police said.  The 31-year-old victim told police she was walking near North Peters and Bienville streets around 1:25 a.m. when a gunman approached and demanded her purse. ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 7 mins ago]
Entities: French Quarter, Police
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 8 reports

DA: Suspect’s dad misled cops in horrific Snapchat sex attack

The father of one of the three suspects in the vicious Saugus Snapchat sexual assault has been indicted on one count of misleading a police investigation, authorities said today.Matthew Cyckowski, of Saugus will be arraigned in Salem Superior Court today, ... [Published Boston Herald - 26 mins ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 11 reports

After abuses, German state reforms security measures at refugee facilities

The many asylum seekers who had travelled to Germany for safety "need humane care...the assaults [that occurred earlier this week] are the opposite of human dignity," Ralf Jäger, the interior minister of the North Rhine Westphalia (NRW), told reporters ... [Published Deutsche Welle - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Refugees, Abuse, Reformism
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

HWR warns about Syria refugee plight

Human Rights Watch has warned about the escalation of violence against Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Nadim Houry, the deputy director of HRW’s Middle East and North Africa, said on Tuesday that the rights organization has documented a wave of attacks against ... [Published Press tv - 2 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Two accused of robbing four teens of forcing four teens to the ground at gunpoint, robbing them

Daniel Pellot, 19, and a 17-year-old boy are accused of robbing four teens at gunpoint. ... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Man questioned over Cooper assault released without charge

A 31-year-old man arrested in relation to a serious assault on Dublin footballer Jonny Cooper has been released without charge.Gardai in Mountjoy arrested the man yesterday and he was questioned at Mountjoy Garda station. A file has been sent to the ... [Published Irish Times - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Assault, CCTV, Dublin
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 6 reports

The Bitter Lemon: Domestic Violence

By Holly A. Phillips“If he were in a boxing ring, we’d all be singing a different tune, but this was a person delivering a clean left hook to his then-fiancee.”“Ho-ly sh*t!” It was a slow-motion yell coming from my mouth around 6am.I was watching HLN, ... [Published DIG - 3 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 10 reports

Man Jailed for Tweeting Rape Threats

Westminster Magistrates' Court, where a judge took action against Twitter rape threats. By Chris Taylor 2014-09-30 04:09:57 UTCIn a landmark decision at Westminster Magistrates' Court in London, a man was sentenced to 18 weeks of jail time Monday for ... [Published Mashable - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Rape, Threat, Jail
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 6 reports

Online abuse of women in Pakistan turns into real-world violence (Reuters)

By Katharine HoureldISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Internet abuse of women in Pakistan is triggering real world violence against them, but large social media companies, such as ... [Published Yahoo! News Australia - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Pakistan, Abuse, Violence
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 9 reports

Abuse 'rampant' at Catholic children's home

A former senior policeman has said abuse at Rubane House in County Down was 'rampant'.The home was run by the De La Salle religious order, and the Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) inquiry was told it was the subject of a police investigation in the ... [Published Christianity Magazine - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 39 reports

Gov. Brown signs sexual assault legislation aimed at college campuses

The rules around consensual sex became very vivid in California on Sunday after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill authored by state Sens. Kevin de Leon and Hannah-Beth Jackson, making California the first state in the country to clearly define when people ... [Published Santa Maria Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 9 reports

In Brief: Ex-hero officer leaves jail as rape case dropped

Ex-hero officer leaves jail; rape case droppedPHILADELPHIA -- A former Philadelphia police officer honored by the White House before being accused of raping two prostitutes at gunpoint has left jail after the case unraveled.Richard DeCoatsworth was freed ... [Published Erie Times-News - 10 hours ago]
Entities: Jail, Rape, George Parry, Officer

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"One in three adult women in the EU have experienced physical violence in their adult life, whereas seven percent have experienced physical violence in the past two months. It involves 62 million women, who are victims throughout their lives and 13 million victims annually" noted Vinton. ba/13:51
DC Nigel Moore said: "Although the victim was not harmed she was"
Kirk recommends businesses take their checks to the bank at the end of each day if possible. "Maybe try to keep 'em more secure. At the end of the day, maybe go ahead and take those out and secure them or take them to the bank" said Kirk
Newcastle Area Command Chief Inspector David Felton said: "We've been cracking down on bike thieves and our efforts are reaping rewards. Activity has included extra patrols, targeting known offenders and ensuring cyclists have crime prevention advice either through bike marking events or patrols."

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Police: Man stole Jeep, had drugs [Published Bedford Times-Mail - 6 mins ago]
'Assault' Tory back in the fold [Published Mid Devon Gazette - 7 mins ago]
Woman robbed at gunpoint in French Quarter [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - 7 mins ago]
16 arrested during welfare abuse crackdown in L... [Published Waynepost - 7 mins ago]
Women more often victims of domestic violence [Published Macedonian Information Agency - 9 mins ago]
Hannah Graham case linked to 2 cases: 5 missing... [Published Examiner.com - 10 mins ago]
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Gunman robs pizza delivery driver at U-Md. [Published Washington Post - 12 mins ago]
Attempted burglary - Chesham [Published Thames Valley Police - 12 mins ago]
Robbery of business property - Chesham [Published Thames Valley Police - 12 mins ago]
Amended - Appeal for information after assault ... [Published Thames Valley Police - 12 mins ago]
Burglary – Stantonbury, Milton Keynes [Published Thames Valley Police - 12 mins ago]
Beach theft prosecution ends in no contest, pro... [Published Anna Maria Islander - 13 mins ago]
Burglary Suspect Caught After Breaking Into Apa... [Published KKTV.com - 14 mins ago]
Tech-savvy alleged burglars used drone to spy p... [Published PennLive.com - 14 mins ago]
Raiders hit Holbeach store [Published Spalding Guardian - 20 mins ago]
Appeal for witnesses following a burglary in Hoole [Published Cheshire Police - 22 mins ago]
Group of 4 robbed at gunpoint near St. Thomas c... [Published KMSP-TV - 23 mins ago]
Suspect At Large After Robbery [Published Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation - 23 mins ago]
VPD investigating smash n' grab burglary at Cit... [Published WALB 10 - 23 mins ago]
Family violence figures at odds in Stonnington [Published Herald Sun - 23 mins ago]
Maine police searching for fake cops after mari... [Published Reuters: U.S. - 25 mins ago]
Man accused of robbing family in hotel parking ... [Published WMUR New Hampshire - 25 mins ago]
Milford man arrested for sexual assault of minor [Published Milford Mirror - 25 mins ago]
Transylvania Co. deputies search for teens accu... [Published WFXG FOX 54 - 25 mins ago]
ISIL under heavy assault by Kurds in Iraq [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 26 mins ago]
DA: Suspect’s dad misled cops in horrific Snapc... [Published Boston Herald - 26 mins ago]
Bike theft crackdown reaps rewards [Published Northumbria Police - 27 mins ago]
City centre sexual assault [Published Northumbria Police - 27 mins ago]
Shop theft in Whitley Bay [Published Northumbria Police - 27 mins ago]
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California’s new law against rape [Published FOX Business - Video - 36 mins ago]
Co-Host of “Outnumbered” Katie Pavlich and FBN contributor Julie Roginsky weigh in on California’s new college rape laws. ...
Neo-Nazis charged with stabbing Nigerian man [Published Radio Sweden - 1 hour ago]
Fidel Ogu was attacked. Photo: Uppdrag Granskning/SVT. Three members of a violent neo-Nazi group have been charged with stabbing a Nigerian man in southern Stockholm. The stabbing happened last December and the charged men are in their late teens ...
Abortion Restrictions Could Put More Women At R... [Published Think Progress - 2 hours ago]
CREDIT: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais Enacting barriers to abortion could ultimately subject women to increased levels of intimate partner violence, according to a new study from researchers at the University of California, San Francisco. That’s ...
Two accused of robbing four teens of forcing fo... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - 2 hours ago]
Daniel Pellot, 19, and a 17-year-old boy are accused of robbing four teens at gunpoint. ...
Hannah Storm on the NFL domestic violence scandal [Published FOX Business - Video - 2 hours ago]
ESPN’s Hannah Storm discusses NFL sideline reporting, women in sports media and the NFL scandals. ...
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NFL Commissioner Goodell visits abuse hotline [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 28 2014]
Abadi warns of Islamic State threat to U.S. and... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 25 2014]
No, Women’s Soccer Does Not Have a Domestic Vio... [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 22 2014]
Obama launches campaign to combat sexual assaul... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 19 2014]
Crying Rape [Published Slate Magazine - Sep 19 2014]
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NSVRC supports White House's "It's On Us" campa... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 19 2014]
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Elite Pharmaceuticals Releases Positive Top Lin... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 09 2014]
The Allstate Foundation Invites Public to Fill ... [Published Financial Services - Sep 02 2014]
National Sexual Assault Conference begins in Pi... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 18 2014]
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